Affordable Housing

House For Rent / Home Rental
Tim Ryan
May 01, 2020 - 8:46 am
With May rent due, housing activists say eviction moratoriums are not enough to help renters struggling to pay their bills in the coronavirus pandemic.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California justice department on September 18, 2019 in Sacramento.
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Jim Taylor
February 19, 2020 - 3:09 pm
Governor Gavin Newsom gave his second State of the State Address Wednesday, focusing primarily on the state's homeless crisis.
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Protestors from Moms 4 Housing interrupted a press conference on Jan. 7, 2020about state Sen. Scott Wiener's proposal to foster the construction of affordable housing near transit hubs.
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Margie Shafer
January 07, 2020 - 2:20 pm
State Sen. Scott Wiener is hoping the third time's a charm for SB-50, a bill that would require dense housing near transit and areas with jobs.
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Doug Sovern
November 05, 2019 - 10:51 am
Apple is the latest tech giant to commit billions of dollars to tackle the Bay Area’s housing crisis, and some local elected officials are thrilled.
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New Housing Construction
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Doug Sovern
August 21, 2019 - 10:38 am
The cost to build in the Bay Area keeps going up. Housing impact fees can set developers back by $65,000 in Oakland and $165,000 in San Francisco. That's led to a tug-of-war between builders and local governments over the rising cost of construction and what it means for the Bay Area housing crunch.
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Jeffrey Schaub
August 19, 2019 - 10:47 am
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has launched a probe in San Francisco to determine whether the city is violating non-discrimination laws in housing.
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City of Vallejo Welcomes Visitors
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Matt Bigler
July 24, 2019 - 11:11 am
A new study finds Vallejo has one of the best costs of living in California, and many home buyers who thought they were priced out of the Bay Area are shopping there.
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A Bay Area home for sale.
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Margie Shafer
July 01, 2019 - 11:40 am
The Bay Area's inferno of a real-estate market has cooled slightly, according to data crunched by Terradatum.
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Bunkbeds at Podshare in San Francisco
Doug Sovern, KCBS Radio
Doug Sovern
June 11, 2019 - 7:00 pm
High cost of housing got you down? How about paying $1200 a month, for a bunk bed in San Francisco's Tenderloin?
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The landlord of the Strawberry Hill apartments in Vallejo said he proposed doubling tenants' rent after city officials said there were too many affordable units.
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Jeffrey Schaub
June 04, 2019 - 3:42 pm
A Vallejo landlord told KCBS Radio that he proposed doubling tenants' rent after city officials said there were "too many" affordable apartments in the city.
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